The world upside down : English misericords / Christa Grössinger.

Other titles
  • English misericords
  • London : Harvey Miller ©1997
Physical description
192 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm
  • 9781872501987
  • 1872501982
  • 9781872501642
  • 1872501648
  • Series statement from the Brepols website, viewed June 30, 2016.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-183) and index.
  • Part I -- 1. The carvers and their workshops -- 2. Misericords and their models -- 3. The clerics as audience -- 4. The world upside-down -- 5. Humour and folly -- 6. The Fool -- 7. Scatology -- 8. Preaching -- 9. Conclusion -- Part II -- Themes -- Episodes from the Bible and Lives of Saints -- Sin and mortality -- The Bestiary -- The world of chivalry -- Heads, portraits and fashion -- Everyday life
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  • Online version:: Grössinger, Christa. World upside down. London : Harvey Miller, ©1997
  • Bibliography
  • History.
  • Illustrated
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  • English


  • This book describes and illustrates an art form of the Middle Ages, the misericord--the carved seats of the choir-stalls found in monastic and collegiate churches and cathedrals.

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University of Aberdeen Libraries: Sir Duncan Rice Library: Floor 4 726.5293 Gro
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